SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 31, Pot 3
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 8.6 mm, rim; 8.1 mm, body; 12.7 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) that is repeated four times around the vessel. The central elements in the motif are circles (twice), with an inner excised circle with rays, and horizontal diamonds (twice), each with a smaller diamond within it. A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl rim sherds, Burial 31, Pot 3, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 31, Pot 3" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 516.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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